Training Week 2 completed yesterday with 13.5 miles underfoot! Wow, I’m so happy with that. My run last Monday taught me so much about the importance of the short run that follows the long run. I was soooo stiff when I woke up last Monday. I was a little worried about running when I was feeling so stiff. It’s crazy how much damage 5 miles did to me! But once I got outside and did my 1.5 miles, I felt just like normal again. The short run really works. I’m not 100% sure what was happening in my muscles, but they stretched and relaxed, and….I think they grew. Yea, grew. It was awesome. Read the rest of this entry
First and foremost, Happy New Year friends!
2012 snuck in on us last night, and here we are with a brand spanking new year in front of us, waiting like a blank canvas for us to draw on it. How often are you given the gift of a fresh start? A do-over? A chance to be brand new – AGAIN??!! My friend Lina’s sister had brand new baby twins just a handful of weeks ago. A little baby boy and a baby girl. Oh my goodness, are they small. Teeny, tiny, and perfect. All little fingers and toes exactly where they belong, heartbeats a flutter, little smiles with closed eyes as they sleep. Perfect. The world and their lives are ALL in front of them. Their lives are brand new — what will they do with them? Isn’t it a wonder to think such thoughts when you see those brand new babies?? Read the rest of this entry